Markham T&L Blog

December 23, 2019

Article: Ten Benefits of Testing and Their Applications to Educational Practice

Author: Henry L. Roediger III, Adam L. Putnam and Megan A. Smith

This article explores 10 benefits of testing on the educational outcomes of students, based on research mainly in cognitive science. Each of the benefits is...

September 13, 2019

The Ingredients For Great Teaching is an evidence informed book by Pedro De Bruyckere on some broad themes that help make teaching great. In the foreword, Daniel Willingham makes the important point that science is probabilistic in nature, and that a result can be "reliable without being universal"....

October 11, 2018

How many times have you found yourself in discussions with other teachers, wishing that students were more independent?  Wishing students would set themselves their own goals?  Would reflect on their own strengths and weaknesses to gain some understanding of their own learning?  In science, we have...

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